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package

pack·age

package

 
 
pronunciation:
pae kihj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object or bundle that is packed, wrapped, or boxed; parcel.
synonyms:
bundle, parcel
similar words:
box, pack, packet
definition 2: a container used for storing or transporting something.
 
synonyms:
case, crate
similar words:
box, carton, container, pack, receptacle, sack
definition 3: a combination of related items or elements that must be accepted or rejected as a single entity.
This tour is a package.
similar words:
combination, entity, kit, set, unit
definition 4: an assembly or unit ready for installation and operation.
the heating package in a house
synonyms:
assembly
similar words:
ensemble, kit, unit
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: packaged, packages, packaging
definition 1: to place in a container or in wrapping, as for sale.
synonyms:
bundle
similar words:
box, case, encase, pack, parcel, wrap
definition 2: to combine or assemble (related items or elements) into a single entity.
synonyms:
amalgamate, assemble
similar words:
bale, box, bundle, combine, pack, parcel
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Word Parts
The word package contains the following part:
-age Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or result of (the action indicated by the verb base)
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The suffix -age attaches primarily to bases that are English verbs to form nouns. Base-final y becomes i and base-final silent e is dropped before ľage (carry + -age > carriage , store + -age > storage ) Some nouns ending in -age are loan words from French (voyage , courage ) whose bases are Latin roots.